Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter

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HARM FOR THE HOLIDAYS Advances in Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length black comedy HARM FOR THE HOLIDAYS has advanced to the semifinals in the 2017 Table Read My Screenplay Contest. This is the script’s 18th award/honor in the last year, and LaPoma’s 122nd overall. HARM FOR THE HOLIDAYS is ranked 1st in the GLBT, 5th in the Comedy, and 7th in the Drama categories of’s Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts.

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO Advances to Finals in World Series of Screenwriting

Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s feature-length coming-of-age drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), is a finalist in the 2016 World Series of Screenwriting. This is the script’s 30th award/honor and LaPoma’s 102nd. LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO is ranked 2nd in the Urban, 5th in the Romance, and 9th in the Drama categories of’s Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts (over 2,700 scripts are listed on the site).

SANDLEY an Official Selection of Lake Charles Film Festival

Jonathan LaPoma’s short script SANDLEY is an official selection of the 2016 Lake Charles Film Festival. SANDLEY follows a first-year teacher in an at-risk Los Angeles middle school who finds the inspiration to confront his bullies through his interactions with a lovable, but equally teased, student. SANDLEY is the 8th ranked dramatic short script in’s Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts. LaPoma’s ten screenplays have won 96 awards/honors.